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How to Directly Download YouTube Videos to WMV on Mac

When it comes to uploading videos online to share with the rest of the world, YouTube is definitely the most popular website. YouTube is now the favorite platform for millions of people who are watching and playing video songs, movies, news and more. It offers opportunity like never before for you to play, upload, and download video files without hassle. Perhaps the only drawback is that you have no button to download directly from the site to your computer for viewing offline. Fortunately, you can find tools online to download YouTube videos to WMV and other formats. Keep reading to know how to achieve that.

First, you need to know that WMV is the abbreviated version of Windows Media Video. It’s a compressed video format for many proprietary codecs which are created by Microsoft. WMV is the original format and it was designed initially for Internet-based streaming applications.

When you want to download YouTube videos in WMV on Mac, Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac is a great option. This is the leading technology today and it has improved the way how persons download videos from YouTube. Now you can save the videos that you get from YouTube easily by clicking on the download button right after installation. If you are interested in downloading and converting YouTube videos to WMV format on Windows-based computer, try Aimersoft YouTube Downloader, which is well compatible with Windows (Windows 8 included).

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How to Download YouTube Video to WMV

1Set WMV as the desired download format

Start by downloading and installing Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac. The downloader tool will make it easy for you to get YouTube video to WMV format with its in-built converter. What you need to do is to turn on the Download then Convert button and choose WMV as the output format. Click OK to access to the second step.

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Note: The converter can change the downloaded videos to not only WMV, but also other popular formats such as MOV, MP4, FLV, AVI, WAV, MP3 and much more.

2 Look for the YouTube videos you want

Next, find and play the desired YouTube video. After playing the video, you should see a download button pop up at the right corner. This means that video download was added successfully to your computer for you to start the process.

3 Download YouTube as WMV with a simple click

This YouTube downloader tool is very powerful because it offers a few options for you to download YouTube video as WMV:

A. Click the appeared Download button on top of the video play window;
B. Copy the URL for the video and click to Paste URL button in order to start the downloading process;
C. Drag the URL for the video from the web browser unto the program’s list for downloading.

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In addition, Aimersoft YouTube Downloader for Mac comes with an integrated video player to let you enjoy smooth playing videos. It also supports play back in full screen.

There will be many instances when you would want to keep the YouTube video files on your computer to watch at a later date, so why not download and try this YouTube Downloader for Mac now?

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